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Masterclass: Psychology in the Real World

27 February 2019 14:00 -

Fusehill Street campus, Carlisle CA1 2HH

Psychology in the Real World
  • Psychology in the Real World
  • About our masterclass series
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Psychology is all about how people think, feel and behave. This session will provide some insight into some of the ways in which psychologists might work with people in real life settings, such as within the criminal justice system, schools and adult education, and support systems, working with people with a range of difficulties.

Within this session, you will be learning about some relevant theories and research, to help you when working on a case study. This session will include some delivered content, as well as some group work, research and discussion, to help you to plan how you might address the issues and support the person within the case study.

The session will be delivered by a leading member of academic staff and has been designed for anyone who has an interest in pursuing a career in psychology.

Masterclass award

You will be awarded 16 UCAS points** for attending this masterclass. 

** NB. The reduction will be applied on application. Points cannot be redeemed retrospectively if you have already applied to the university; they can only be redeemed against University of Cumbria courses linked to the masterclass.

Terms and conditions

Why attend a masterclass?

Our masterclasses are designed to give future students like you a flavour of what it is really like to study at university and hand you all that's needed to successfully step into a degree to kick-start your career. Delivered by a leading member of academic staff, these sessions are suitable for students studying A-levels and other level 3 qualifications.

From our masterclasses, you’ll:

  • Take part in real research
  • Gain an excellent example to give your personal statement the edge
  • Enrich your current studies and explore beyond the boundaries of your current knowledge
  • Sample a subject that ignites your interest and make sure it’s the correct course for you
  • Get a unique chance to push your passion further
  • Earn extra UCAS points to boost your application

Spaces are limited, so if you’re considering a future working in criminal justice, book now.

How to get here

Driving

The Fusehill Street campus is easily accessible. The postcode for sat navs is CA1 2HH.

Leaving the M6 at junction 43 bear left onto Warwick Road for approximately 1.5 miles before turning left onto Greystone Road. Take the sixth left turn onto Fusehill Street. The campus entrance is on your right hand side.

Parking

Limited free parking is available on campus. Please collect a permit from one of our helpful student ambassadors on the day. Alternative parking is available at Cecil Street Car Park. Click here for directions.

Train

Carlisle railway station is about a ten minute walk from campus. Taxis are readily available outside the railway station.